Music Streaming Payment Rates Differ by Platform

We know that music streaming has taken off in a big way. But if you are a music company or an artist, how do music streaming payment rates differ by platform? The answer is they differ a lot. To see who pays most and least, read on. In fact, we have come a long way […]

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Laughter Is G-R-E-A-T

Let the glass be half full rather than half full. Be your best friend not your worst enemy. And like Peanut’s Snoopy, remember that laughter is g-r-e-a-t! Think of something funny and feel better. Be upbeat. 🙂  From GIPHY In this post, we look at why laughter is great, present two infographics, and offer […]

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Big Mac’s Special Coke Can

In honor of its 50th anniversary, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola are teaming up for Big Mac’s special Coke can. And this is a very entertaining approach. Too bad it’s not geared for the U.S. market. 🙁 The new campaign complements some of the marketing tactics separately applied by McDonald’s and Coca-Cola. For example: An “Upscale” McDonald’s […]

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Memorial Day 2018

As is the case every year, Memorial Day 2018 promises to be a special day. First, Monday May 28 involves solemn reflection about the millions of U.S. veterans who have been lost in combat over the years. Second, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer. And lots of people travel. In turn, travel […]

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Mobile Ads Keep on Booming in 2018

In 2015, we wrote about how Mobile Internet Advertising Was Booming. What’s happened since then? In today’s post, we examine how mobile ads keep on booming in 2018. The trend in mobile advertising is certainly not surprising, given the growth of mobile E-commerce. As we reported earlier in 2018: “In 2014, retail E-commerce sales worldwide […]

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Becoming More Anonymous Online

For most of us, a key goal is becoming more anonymous online. We really want to protect our privacy and data as much as possible. These prior posts highlight the challenges to this goal: Would YOU Willingly Share Data with Third Parties? Ad Blocking Challenges and Opportunities Cybercrime Costs How Much? Ransomware Now a BIGGER […]

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Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur?

Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur? According to Megan Darmody of Siege Media: “As a busy entrepreneur who’s building your business from the ground up, you’re likely to face some ups and downs. And that’s regardless of what industry you’re in. There are hurdles in any aspect of business. But what’s most important is […]

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Learning from Failure

Learning from failure is one of the keys to success. As philosopher George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” What does that mean? If we learn from our failures, we can perform much better in the future. Therefore, consider these past posts: Reasons Numerous Startups Fail Small […]

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Bonobos Showcases Diversity

Bonobos showcases diversity. At Bonobos, an online men’s clothier, the focus is on the following: “Shopping for clothes is a pain. We’re here to make it painless, and maybe even fun. A Better Experience. Like most guys, we’re not big fans of shopping. That’s why we set out to build the best online shopping experience […]

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Are You Self-Aware?

Are you self-aware? That is a multi-million dollar question. If you answer no, your self-brand and career may be hindered. Therefore, read this post to be more aware. And act on your self-assessment! Related posts to read: Insightful Self-Branding Advice Video Tips to Help Improve YOUR Self-Confidence Self-Branding for Professional Success Personalized Self-Assessment Infographic [No […]

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